Thursday, February 12, 2009


Meeting today’s cost challenges while planning for tomorrow’s growth can be difficult. With the new IBM BladeCenter® LS42 blade server and IBM’s 2+2 pricing program, get an affordable, scalable 2-processor blade server that you can easily upgrade to four processors as business grows without paying a premium—simple blade expansion with investment protection.

The LS42 blade server features the latest quad-core AMD Opteron processors for industry-leading performance. Supporting high memory capacity 16 DIMM slots and memory speeds up to 800 MHz, the LS42 can help drive your most demanding memory-intensive workloads such as virtualization, databases and high performance computing (HPC) applications.

The LS42 blade server offers an energy-efficient design along with low-voltage processors, integrated memory controller and available solid-state drives to help keep power consumption down and reduce cooling demands in your data center.

  • Maximize performance and minimize costs; consolidate workloads and virtualization on an energy-efficient platform that supports up to four quad-core AMD Opteron™ processors
  • Pay as you grow; start with a 2-processor blade and upgrade to a 4-processor blade when ready without scrapping your initial investment
  • Save time and money; standardize on a single platform for both 2- and 4-processor server application needs

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